The Chinua Achebe Encyclopedia

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M. Keith Booker
Greenwood Press, 2003 - Literary Criticism - 318 pages
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Best known for his novel Things Fall Apart, African writer Chinua Achebe is also a poet and essayist who is rapidly achieving canonical status in literature. This encyclopedia offers entries on characters and places in his writings, important influences, major concepts encountered in his works, and significant writings about him. Annotation 2004 B

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M. KEITH BOOKER is Professor of English at the University of Arkansas. He is the author of numerous articles and books on modern literature and literary theory, including Dystopian Literature: A Theory and Research Guide (Greenwood, 1994), Joyce, Bakhtin, and the Literary Tradition (1996), The Modern British Novel of the Left (Greenwood, 1998), The African Novel in English (Heinemann, 1998), The Modern American Novel of the Left (Greenwood, 1999), The Post-Utopian Imagination (Greenwood, 2002), and Strange TV (Greenwood, 2002).

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